I love Mondays. You see, I have Mondays off. So I get to kind of relax as I spend time with the Lord in his word. There’s (usually) no distractions and no work to go too. As I sat down on the couch this afternoon, I looked around our apartment and said, “Lord, you have given us so much stuff. We aren’t poor.” Carly and I both have average-paying jobs — and I work part-time at our local French retailer, Target — but we have more than, not just the average person in the world, but probably the average American. … Continue reading “We are rich. Filthy rich.”
This is staggering. For the 2009 work year: The bottom 50% of earners will pay $0 in Federal Income Taxes. The top 1% of earners will pay 40.5% of taxes. The top 5% will pay 60.6% of taxes. The top 10% will pay 71.2% of taxes. Here is a helpful infograph from Mint.com to break these numbers down. HT: Eternity Matters Continue reading Who is paying taxes?